Rabies Vaccine

Why should I vaccinate for Rabies?

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Rabies is a preventable viral disease most often transmitted through the bite of a rabid animal. Rabies is almost always fatal to humans, and always fatal to horses.

Foal Alert verses Caslicks

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A device that is sutured into the both sides of the vulvar lips of a mare prior to foaling verses a minor surgical procedure on a mare's vulvar lips.
Cribbing Horse

Is Cribbing Destructive To My Horse?

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Cribbing is a vice much like a human biting their finger nails. Can it be destructive to the horse? The answer is yes.
Botflies

What Are Bot Flies And What Should I Do About Them?

Gasterophilus intestinalis, or horse bot flies, tend not…
Equine Acupuncture

Medical Acupuncture for Your Horse

    Equine Acupuncture Many of our clients have…
Sports Medicine

What is thrush?

          Thrush…
Sports Medicine

Equine Coronavirus

Several cases of Equine Coronavirus have been reported in our…
Sports Medicine

Does my horse need an internal medicine specialist?

Large Animal Internal Medicine (LAIM) Specialists will work with…
Sports Medicine

What is equine sports medicine?

  Sports Medicine as explained by Dr. Swanson While the…
Sports Medicine

What can I expect during a colic workup at Littleton Equine Medical Center?

  What can you expect during a colic work up: When…
Sports Medicine

What is Littleton Equine Medical Center's Biosecurity Protocol for ICU and Isolation?

    Biosecurity  protocols are intended to protect…
Sports Medicine

A fecal exam on my horse showed no eggs. Why do I need to deworm at all?

  How long after the last deworming was this fecal…
Sports Medicine
Sports Medicine

My farrier says my horse looks like he has Cushings disease. How can I tell if my farrier is right?

Equine Pituitary Pars Intermedia Dysfunction [PPID] or Cushings…
Sports Medicine

What are some risk factors associated with colic?

Colic has long been a recognized problem for horses and remains…
Sports Medicine

Lameness Exam Grading Scale

The North American Lameness Scale was created by American Association…
Sports Medicine

Anesthesia Care for Your Horse

After your horse has settled into the hospital environment, it…
Sports Medicine

What vaccinations do you recommend for my horse?

Schedule a consultation with one of our veterinarians to develop…
Sports Medicine

How often does your horse need to be dewormed?

Our goal here at Littleton Equine is to create a deworming schedule…
Sports Medicine

Signs Your Horse May Need Chiropractic Care

Owning a horse is a responsibility which requires continual observation,…
Sports Medicine

Isn't it cheaper to buy vaccines online?

In many cases the vaccines used by veterinarians can be purchased…
Sports Medicine

Why are vaccinations necessary?

Maintaining the health of your horse is a primary concern of…
Sports Medicine

Periodontal Disease

Fact: 60% of horses over the age of 15 have periodontal disease!…
Sports Medicine

Nuclear Scinitgraphy

Nuclear Scintigraphy is a highly sensitive means of diagnostic…
Sports Medicine

Steroid combined with  HA (Hyaluronic Acid)

Corticosteroids are the most potent anti-inflammatory medications…
Sports Medicine

IRAP

Interleukin-1 Receptor Antagonist Protein, or IRAP, works by…
Sports Medicine

What are the indications for dental radiographs (x-rays) for my horse?

Radiography is useful in providing more information when a dental…
Sports Medicine

What can cause ulcers in the mouth?

Ulcers commonly occur on horse's cheeks and tongue due to sharp…
Sports Medicine

What are wolf teeth and why do they need to be removed?

Wolf teeth are vestigial teeth which sit in from of the first…